gusher


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gush·er

 (gŭsh′ər)
n.
One that gushes, especially an abundantly flowing gas or oil well.

gusher

(ˈɡʌʃə)
n
1. a person who gushes, as in being unusually effusive or sentimental
2. something, such as a spurting oil well, that gushes

gush•er

(ˈgʌʃ ər)

n.
1. a person or thing that gushes.
2. a flowing oil well, usu. of large capacity.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gusher - an oil well with a strong natural flow so that pumping is not necessarygusher - an oil well with a strong natural flow so that pumping is not necessary
oil well, oiler - a well that yields or has yielded oil
Translations

gusher

[ˈgʌʃəʳ] N
1. (= oilwell) → pozo m surtido
2. to be a gusher [person] → ser muy efusivo

gusher

n (= oil well)(natürlich sprudelnde) Ölquelle
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